American Cancer Society

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American Cancer Society

Oncology A national organization that disseminates information about cancer, and funds cancer research

American Cancer Society,

n.pr established in 1913, this national volunteer-based health organization is committed to the elimination of cancer through prevention and treatment and to diminishing cancer suffering through advocacy, scholarship, research, and ministration.

American Cancer Society (ACS),

n.pr a national advocacy and fund-raising organization, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, that is dedicated to raising public awareness about cancer and to providing support for cancer patients and their families.
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WORCESTER - The American Cancer Society Daffodil Days program started Friday to celebrate the society's mission to eliminate cancer.
PHOENIX, March 21 /PRNewswire/ -- California Overnight, the regional leader in overnight package delivery in California and major metropolitan areas in Arizona and Nevada, will assist the American Cancer Society California Division by delivering bouquets of daffodils throughout Northern California during its Annual Daffodil Days campaign.
Gift of Hope is part of the society's yearly Daffodil Days, a campaign that funds cancer research, educational programs and services for cancer patients and their families, and furthers the mission of the American Cancer Society.
The remaining $2,500 went to support Daffodil Days, which raises funds for cancer research by delivering flowers, vases and teddy bears.
Kazan is also active in the community, spearheading the annual Daffodil Days fundraiser in Town Hall for the American Cancer Society, as well as soliciting donations of gifts and food for a Westminster family at Christmas each year.
PHOENIX, March 14 /PRNewswire/ -- California Overnight, the regional leader in overnight package delivery in California and major metropolitan areas in Arizona and Nevada, will assist the American Cancer Society California Division by delivering bouquets of daffodils throughout Southern California during its Annual Daffodil Days campaign today.
The organization is about to kick off its Daffodil Days campaign in January, in which daffodils can be purchased and sent to a cancer patient at the local hospital.
NYSE: FOB) is proud to announce today that the company has entered into an agreement with the American Cancer Society to produce an exclusive, limited-edition plush teddy bear for incorporation into the American Cancer Society's 2006 Daffodil Days fundraiser.
DAFFODIL DAYS: Help raise money for cancer research by participating in the American Cancer Society's Daffodil Days campaign.
IKON also participates in other American Cancer Society programs, including the Pottstown Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society Daffodil Days.
28 /PRNewswire/ -- While spring may still feel weeks away, the American Cancer Society's Daffodil Days campaign is in full swing.
The floral deliveries will happen on Monday, March 17, and will cap the society's 20th annual Daffodil Days campaign.